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Murphy’s Law

Murphy’s Law, originally uploaded by FrankN70. I feel really honoured that Murphy’s Law has made my first official holiday a very rainy and dark one. I wish to apologise to the people of my hometown for being so...

Sir Richard Doll dies

The scientist who linked smoking to lung cancer has died at the ripe old age of 92. After having discovered a firm link between smoking and developing lung cancer Doll, a smoker himself, gave up cigarettes. How one man’s science saved the lives of millions of...

Eric Kandel on Memory and Learning

In the archives of Science Friday you can find an interesting interview with Nobel laureate Eric Kandel about his research on the foundations of learning and memory in the brain. Particularly interesting in this interview is the part where prof. Kandel is confronted...

Milk supply

The past few weeks an important discussion has taken place in the US. A paper outlining the vulnerability of the American milk supply chain to a terrorist attack with botulism toxin was withheld from publication in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences,...